Self-driving cars are not a thing of the past

Excerpt from the July 4, 1964, issue of Science News Letter

By Science News Staff, 17:54 PM June 11, 2014

Automated Commuting — A way for commuters to have separate automobiles yet leave the driving to computers has been developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.... [Engineers] call the car a Commucar. It could be driven and parked anywhere on any road, but would also be suitable for use under automatic control on special, 60-mile-an-hour main arteries…. The Commucar would be a light, compact, electric auto that would have arms on each side. It could draw power through either arm fro...

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